Posts Tagged ‘construction’

OSHA Construction Safety Course Mandatory in Seven States

OSHA Construction Safety Course Mandatory in Seven States

The states with an OSHA law already in effect are Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, and most recently, Missouri. The state of Nevada OSHA training law becomes effective January 1,...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: A Floating World

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: A Floating World

The world’s first floating apartment complex, The Citadel, will incorporate the benefits of water into the infrastructure of the...Read More...

New Wing At Cleveland Museum Of Art

New Wing At Cleveland Museum Of Art

Its completion marks the opening of the first of three planned...Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Takes Turn for the Worse

Architecture Billings Index Takes Turn for the Worse

As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to 12 month lag time between architecture billings and construction...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What's Wrong With This Picture?

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What's Wrong With This Picture?

In the early hours of Saturday, June 27, 2009, something seriously wrong happened to a nearly completed 13 story block of residential flats in the suburbs of Shanghai. No, it wasn't destroyed by...Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Shows No Significant Improvement in Business Conditions

Architecture Billings Index Shows No Significant Improvement in Business Conditions

There has been a recent moderation in the downturn in design services billings, but the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reveals that an economic recovery has...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Risky Business

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Risky Business

The backlash proved too much to go ahead with opening this...Read More...

Standardized Building and Engineering Codes Due in 2010

Standardized Building and Engineering Codes Due in 2010

BSI British Standards has published a companion guide to the the new pan-European set of standards for designing and building civil engineering...Read More...

Campbell Soup Building Topped Off

Campbell Soup Building Topped Off

The company marked the completion of the steelwork phase of an expansion of its world headquarters facility last...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Some More Funny Facilities

FRIDAY FUNNY: Some More Funny Facilities

Here are some more of the most crazy, crooked buildings from around the world. Not so sure about the cats and mice, but one can only venture to guess what it would be like to live and work on one of these...Read More...